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It gets kind of annoying once a month to find out that our win server has locked my account. Whats the easiest way to push notifications to MacOSX clients that they should change password?

I need to direct the IT-guy on the right direction....

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One way is to bind your mac to the windows domain. You will then recieve a password notification when you log in. Change the password on your mac and it will update your keychain and your doamin account at the same time.

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Thanks, I had no idea that it was possible. Seems buggy though after a quick Google-search but hopefully it will work... – amoeba Sep 1 '09 at 13:41

If joining the domain proves too cumbersome (my mac users at the old company could never tolerate it), Exchange 07 OWA (I couldn't blame them for hating Entourage) finally has password reminders built in.

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Hm, I've installed 10.6 mostly to run Exchange with native MacOS apps. Gotta find out if that would give some possibilites... – amoeba Sep 1 '09 at 19:13
Suddenly there's something itching in my brain that you may need the "enhanced" OWA client to do that, which I'm betting won't run on Macs. Yeah, sorry, I think I was wrong, unless your macs are in the habit of having an XP virtual running or something. – Kara Marfia Sep 1 '09 at 19:57

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